A Series of Sessions

Cooking with Confidence - Part 1

 

 

For enthusiastic amateurs who need a confidence boost, this 6 week evening course is ideal for those new to cooking or for anyone wishing to create achievable and inspiring dishes. We will teach you the fundamental kitchen skills to help you create simple weekday dinners, ideas for entertaining and successful baking techniques.

You will also learn to make the best use of store cupboard ingredients, and how to take handy shortcuts to make cooking quick and enjoyable every day.

You will leave the course with a wealth of new skills, tasty and achievable recipes and the inspiration to keep on cooking with confidence.

Our instructors are qualified Chefs with many years training in some of the top kitchens. We have created an informal and fun environment taking you through each recipe step by step. This is a hands on course with our instructors available to assist you throughout your time with us.

We will cover;

    Knife skills
    Baking
    Soups
    Sauces
    Meat and fish cooking
    Roasting
    Vegetable cooking
    Egg whites
    Use of pastry

Typical Recipes on the course will include;

    Red onion and feta cheese tarts
    Minestrone
    Cheese and spring onion scones
    Breast of chicken with white wine and tarragon sauce
    French beans and mangetout salad with hazelnut and orange
    Salmon en papillote with lime and ginger served with broccoli with a sesame dressing
    Pan-fried marinated lamb
    Roast chicken & butternut squash with sage and parmesan
    Self saucing lemon pudding
    Chocolate brownies with vanilla mascarpone cream
    Tropical fruit crumble with crème fraiche
    Chocolate and orange mousse
    Hazelnut biscuits

Your evening will start at 6.00pm when you will be welcomed with tea & coffee.  Your host will  introduce your fellow guests and give you a short Health and Safety briefing after which you will meet your Instructor who will talk your through what you will be doing during your evening.

You will enjoy a tasting plate of the dishes you have made along with a glass of wine.  At the end of your cookery session your culinary efforts will be rewarded when you take home dishes to share with family and friends.

This course is weekly on a Wednesday 6.00pm - 9.00pm

19th April 2017 - 24th May 2017 - 6 Weeks

18th Oct 2017 - 22nd Nov 2017 - 6 Weeks

21st March 2018 - 25th April 2018 - 6 Weeks

3rd Oct 2018 - 7th Nov 2018 - 6 Weeks

 

 




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Price: £ 360.00